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Hot Stove Nights: James J. Hill, Empire Builder – RESCHEDULED

February 23, 2023 @ 6:30 pm

RESCHEDULED Due to weather on 2/23, 3/2/2023

this will now be Join us in the Lake Superior Railroad Museum for a viewing of the James J. Hill, Empire Builder documentary in the month of February. Each week, one hour of the documentary will be shown.

The Empire Builder – James J. Hill and the Great Northern Railway

Video Screening

This recently released, four-part documentary, will be shown in the Lake Superior Railroad Museum on each of four Thursday evenings in February at 6:30pm


Admission is FREE for Lake Superior Railroad Museum and St. Louis County Historical Society members and their guests.

He was known as the Empire Builder and The Devil’s Curse. Streets, towns and counties were named in his honor along with a persistent and invasive weed. This documentary, in the style of Ken Burns, reintroduces you to a railroad legend.


February 2, 9, 16 & 23 moved to 3/2, at 6:30pm in the Lake Superior Railroad Museum – use the North Shore Scenic Lobby entrance.


February 23, 2023
6:30 pm


Lake Superior Railroad Museum